Links 7/22/15

Links for you. Science:

Why the diseases that cause the most harm don’t always get the most research money
Publishing paper without releasing data not really science
Beware the pseudo gene genies: After ‘nano’ and ‘quantum’, epigenetics, an important branch of biology, is the latest scientific buzzword to be hijacked by quackery
This Is the Perfect Tomato: But supermarkets refuse to sell it.
Biologists and bioinformaticians have different software needs

Other:

Rebecca’s letter to new #TeachForAmerica recruits #NN15
Max Read’s Moralizing Justification for Gawker’s Vile Article
If political reporters told you what they really know about American elections, they’d have nothing to write about for the next year.
Member of the 1% Shocks Reddit: ‘I’m Voting for Bernie Sanders. Here’s Why’
If Guns Make Us Safer, Why Not Let Them Into the U.S. Capitol? (same thing occurs in Idaho)
The ambassador’s tale: Lessons I learned about success and scandal
Confronting myths about causes of the Civil War
Bernie Sanders Takes His Populism to the Red States and Draws Huge Crowd
Asylum
D.C.’s two futures
Price stickiness is not a mystery, and it is not psychology
This is Racist
Hackers Remotely Kill a Jeep on the Highway—With Me in It
Alan Grayson doesn’t want to tax the rich more (I know he’s seen as a progressive hero, but I always had reservations)
How The Reddit Debacle Proves Libertarians Wrong
The millennial boom is over in D.C. Is that terrible news for the economy?
Racial turmoil in Md.’s ‘Friendliest Town’ after black police chief is fired

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